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Durthang

Type: Fortresses, Towers, Defenses

Region: Mordor/Allies

Location: A castle at the point where the Ephel Duath met the hills of Udûn.

Description: "A few miles north, high up in the angle where the western spur branched away from the main range, stood the old castle of Durthang, now one of the many orc-holds that clustered about the dale of Udûn. A road, already visible in the growing light, came winding down from it, until only a mile or two from where the hobbits lay it turned east and ran along a shelf cut in the side of the spur, and so went down into the plain, and on to the Isenmouthe."
The Return of the King, LoTR Book 6, Ch 2, The Land of Shadow

Contributors: docmon 11 Sept 05

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